Recipes Day 5: Cookie o’ the Week… Pfeffernusse

*This post marks Day 5 of Miss Ginsu’s 2008 Advent Calendar . For me, the holidays are all about cookies. I’m not sure why this is… perhaps it’s not such a bad thing to keep the oven on for a while on these chilly December days? Maybe it’s because cookies are convivial and easy to share? Maybe they transport well in one-horse open sleighs? You’ve got me. Whatever the reason, I like ‘em, and the advent calendar this year will feature a cookie of the week .

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Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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